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May 13, 1976-NEWS-BANNER. Of Interest To Women It occurs to me that in the six or seven months I have been writing this column I have made a glaring om- mision on at least one subject. I&apos;m not the world's great- est expert on desserts, pro- bably because I do not have, The Cooking Corner by Lucy Aiexander nor have I ever had a sweet tooth. Having decided dessert deserves the spot at least once or twice a year, I turned desperately to my sister, Jean, who is an expert on the subject. Jean managed to grow up on peanut butter, jelly, chocolate and colas. I don't ever remember seeing her take abite of anything that was "good for her." Since I was older, there- fore, I knew everything about everything. I would lecture her ad finitum on the evils of her diet. She never paid a bit of attention to me. and has always been very beautifully svelte with a FUDGE PIE 2 eggs, well beaten 1 cup sugar I/2 cup melted oleo 1/2 cup flour 2 sq. unsweetened choco- late, melted Pinch of Salt 1 tsp. Vanilla V2 cup chopped pecans gorgeous complexion and Combine anger, butter and not a cavity anywhere. You eggs. Add flour, salt, then can't win them all. chocolate and vanilla and ::::::::::.:;:.:::.:;:::.:..;:.;::;:..:;::::::..:;::;:;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::it:t:.;*:t:::..:...::..`..:.:::;::..:::.:.::.:: the a Were diversifvine jeweler's our"mix"df " wife generating plant fuels... Martha Williams tokeep your electric service dependable. For more than 30 years, natural gas was the only fuel used in Texas Power & Light Company generating plants. It was economical in cost and there was an abundant supply available. However, in recent years, the cost of gas has risen enormously and the supply is becoming increasingly uncertain. During periods of cold weather in the last several years, and again this year, supplies of gas were curtailed drastically. TP&L used large quantities of oil to keep its plants operating. Since 1971, TP&L has been steadily reducing its dependency on gas and oil with plants which use lignite coal as fuel Lignite is a more economical fuel and it's readily available from huge deposits right here in Texas. Electricity is now being produced by two lignite-fueled plants in the TP&L area, one other is under construction and others are btanned. '-''' .... ' TP&L and two other North Texas elect(C companies have a nuclear-fueled plant under construction. The first of two generating units is scheduled to be placed in operation in 1980 and the second in 1982. It's essential that TP&L continue planning and building new generating plants to make possible use of lower cost and more readily available fuels and. at the same time, keep your electric service dependable.  "1 [ XAS t() ICR & I,I(;HI" COMPANY A tax-paying, investor-owned electric utility More About Opals Early Romans highly che- stone cutters and setters. rished the opal and assigned many mystical Dowers to its credit. They Thought it a symbol of hope and purity. Other ancients believed opal favored children, amuse- ments, friendships, and feel- ings. Held between the eyes it gave good thoughts and gazed upon while on the left hand favored good desires. It was considered to be the stone of the gods and to represent love. It was un- lucky for one not seriously in love to wear the stone, its normally lucky influence be- ing reversed. Arabs believed opals fell from the heavens with flash of lighttng. Greeks believed opal gave them prophetic powers and keen foresight. Shakespeare dub- bed opal 'Queen of Gems'. With such lofty opinions of opal one might wonder why it became to be known as unlucky or unlucky unless one was born in October. The initial superstition was pro- bably circulated by, early After all, opal is one of the easiest stones to break. This often happens in cutting if it is overheated. And opal is soft, only 51/2 to 61/2 so a setter putting a prong down a little too heavily will cleave the stone. Couple these facts with the responsibility of another's goods falling on the shoulders of the cutter and setter, and you can see why this rumor was circu- GREAT DIVIDE,. The famous Great Divide Banana Split for only 59. One whole banana, divided by three mountains of delidous "Dairy Queen." Topped with luscious strawberry, chunky pineapple and dark, creamy chocolate, and then laced with whipped cream. The Great Divide Banana Split, "separates the men from the boys."" Better hurry, only 59 for a short time, at participating stores. This Mondsy through Thursday only. May 1 ? through May 20. "He tJS. Pa Off Am DQ C*xp opyrt, |976, -r Dairy Qm,m Tr4e Aoc, Inc. Th* "C_mmt DCtdt" 14 a Tradma 4 th Te,.t 13rV Q.t Trade AI* ' See 'n' Tell ment beat well. Add nuts. Grease and flour pie pan and bake about 25 minutes at 325 degrees. APPLE CRISPS 4 cups sliced apples 1 cup flour 1 tsp. cinnamon V cup butter / cup packed brown sugar 1/ tsp. nutmeg IA tsp. salt Place apples in greased 1Vz quart shallow baking dish. Blend flour, sugar, spices with butter-- sprinkle over apples. Bake 30 to 40 minutes at 375 degrees. For Cheese Crisps-- Re- duce brown sugar to half cup and add on cup of cheddar cheese. PEACH COBBLER In 9 by 13 pan, melt one stick oleo. In mixing bowl sift together I cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, and half a By Lois Williams Mothers' Day is flowers, store last Saturday. They ities because they pretty greeting cards, pres- were selling homemade mined the ents, special visits with baked goods in an effort to will not only have loved ones and memories of raise money for uniforms for but enough lopsided ash trays made by the Scurry-Rosser Tigerettes the trip to grubby, small hands, soft ball team. There were ment if that goal is wrapped in stained tissue several varieties of delicious That's the kind of paper and tied with tangled cakes tempting the passers mothers do because| kite string. Mothers' Day is by. Also fudge, baked turkey very important phone calls, a fistful of sandwiches, Candy any team. wilted dandelions, being Wampler's special coffee-can taken out to dinner or being yeast bread and the friendly forgotten. Maybe it's just faces of proud mother, Linda another dull routine day Stephens and Betty Starek. because there's no one to call They told me all about you mother. Sometimes it's their girls and their ambi- remembering your own tions for the Tigerettes sweet mother who's no team. They have plans for "Only God can make! longer with you. several fund raising activ we give ourselves There's a Mothers' Day and a Fathers' Day and I've always wondered why there Idle dollars rL  Z+ isn't a special day for children. Is it because, once in a checking you become a parent, every- account earn day is children's day? yOU nothing. = Mothers come in all ages, shapes, sizes and several pretty colors. They worry, work, wonder and wish for a wonderful world for their children. Mothers are magicians. With a snap of her fingers meals appear on Why not MOVE surplus tables, clean clothes are just there, money for a new prom checking account dress is found in peanut butter jars, bad dreams flee when she speaks and she can tO a savings account cure a wound with a kiss-- teaspoon of salt. ask any child. Pour in three-fourthscup Most of them are almost :F5% of milk and mix thoroughly, always there when needed. Pour into battered pan. Do Like a group I met in front of not stir. Over this pour one the Seven Points Gibson s large can of sliced peaches or two small cans plus the juice, or three to four fresh peachessliced, sweetened and 9AT IN TO DAY OUT i lated. After all, in those days Mix in a bowl one cup a man could lose his proper- sugar, one-half teaspoon of ty or life for bungling a job. dnnamon, one-fourth tea- C! . " No wonder they disliked 0pal spoon nutmeg, and ] which was so difficult to one-eighth teaspoon cloves, '  av,ngs o,,s,s, oem work with. and sprinkllb over entire mixture. Bake 45 to 55 2]: 8 9 a 'M:; k f, :,In e 19th century. Sir minutes at 350 degrees. II Blvd o Walter Scott wrote "Anne of 9 a o exas Geirstein" which involved an opal which took on the moods of its owner, chang- ing color and finally turning # FLI ashen grey when she died. E?[' This romantic story also gave opal a 'black eye'. bJE PJV . Opals do not change color TDP GUALII according to their owners (:/E- moods! INSTt LLWI'I 0 I00R/kPER OFF RODS & F ON LL CUSTOM fNO No l )E DRAPERIES s00oP A,lq[) BEDS I (OFFER GOOD ONLY UNTIL JUNE 4) IOMING COMPLETE SELECTION OF WALL COVERING N'.B00JLT ABOUT YOUR UPH( )LSTERY NEEDS DRAWING JUNE 4th 430 P.M. 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